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October 2018 update...

Wow it's been a while since I've updated!

A few things to report on so bear with me...

Availability issues sorted...

Just as soon as it was an issue, it was no longer an issue. I had our contingency plan worked out, whereby Neil and I allocated our standard room to the Dufflers and upgraded to a King but it wasn't needed. The day after I emailed Tom at OA with a request to swap our rooms around, we both discovered that it was no longer needed - standard rooms for our dates became available again. I've no idea why they suddenly disappeared, but I'm grateful that they appeared again and that the Dufflers booked their room at CSR with DDP.

Flights booked for 5 of the 9...

Last time we went to Orlando, we flew with TC. They were great and much cheaper than VA, don't get me wrong, but this time, we all had a bit of an itch to go back with Virgin. I think a combination of a terrible IFE experience on mine and Neil's outgoing honeymoon flight, and following great VA reports from Olly and Ben's flight... and also a bit of an inkling to return to Frankie and Benny's for breakfast in Manchester T2.

My original plan was to book a Flight + Hotel deal through Expedia. The prices last year for this year were really reasonable around this time, coming out at around 650-700pp for a VA flight and a room at Sapphire Falls for three nights.

However, after monitoring prices on these deals for some months prior to 21st August, I discovered that with the new VA economy pricing structure, these prices were only going to be anywhere near possible for VA 'lite', which we didn't want, and seemed to be teetering on 800-850pp for Sapphire Falls.

Our VA flights were released on the 21st August. They were upwards of 900 each at first but swiftly came down to 535, and then to 512, which we booked at . Buzzing.

The boys have upgraded their seats to extra legroom and me and Mum have booked the seats behind them. The Dufflers are yet to book their flights but their house sale goes through this week so they're booking very very soon However, currently, VA flight prices are 1000+ each so praying they come down because that's ridiculous...

Hotels...

So, after this, we simply have the Universal hotel to book. This is a bit of a load off for me, I have to admit. I like having only one thing to focus on at once! Neil and I cannot wait to return to Sapphire Falls.



The best prices I've seen so far have been Travelbag and My America Holiday.

Travelbag is coming up as 1930 for all of us for 3 nights in SF, and My America Holiday is coming up as 1841, with cashback, 1780.

However, I have been thinking over another potential option for us. This is partly fuelled by concern over the time of year we're going. We are staying at Universal on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of July. Uh oh. Having never visited on these specific days before, I don't know what to expect, but I am expecting it to be busy.

That's not to mention the oh so vague 'Summer 2019' opening date for the new HP ride at Hogsmeade.

But this other potential option is also fuelled by a desire to get a certain hotel out of my system...





I've always wanted to stay here. Always. It's just a dream hotel for me...

So I've been mulling over an option for 1 night of the 3 to be spent at RPR. This would be the last night at Universal, so the night of the 4th July, giving us 2 full days of Express (4th/5th) which would allow us to do the parks very quickly.

With My America Holiday, for all of us, for 2 nights at SF and one night at RPR, this is coming up as 2279 (2203 with cashback), 2342 with BA which does have an attractive deposit option and 2299 with Travelbag.

But that said, we could just add another day to our Universal pass so we had 3 days, perhaps do three early mornings on the 2nd/3rd/4th and stay at SF.

We're having another Disney night in December where I'm going to put these ideas to a vote. I have also said to Mum that I would be willing to pay the difference for that one night upgrade to RPR as myself and Neil can afford to do this.

RPR is literally five minute's walk from SF, so moving won't be a big stress, but it is still a move, nonetheless... I'm genuinely torn on this, so we will see what the masses say.

It's all very exciting having these options

Coronado Springs...

Despite the amazing new look of our beloved Banana Cabana bar at CBR

THEN...







NOW...





...we still remain firm with our choice of CSR as our resort. Mum has been campaigning for perhaps a quick drink at Banana Cabana 'for old time's sake' which we may well do, but it was the refurbished rooms that swung CSR for us and continue to do so.

Restaurant Choices...

This is becoming more difficult as Disney adds more gorgeous restaurants by the day, especially at Disney Springs.

Currently, we have...

QS at Pepper Market
Ohana
Blaze
Tutto Italia
The Boathouse* (mine and Neil's favourite from our honeymoon)
California Grill*
Flying Fish* (House of Blues for the Dufflers)
Sanaa
Polite Pig
Le Cellier
Narcoossee's*

Neil and I have DxDDP so are credit sharing for some of these nights and me and Mum are sharing lunches on some days. These may change but we won't move on the starred restaurants

Think that's everything... over and out

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Updates...

The Florida Open 2019

For those that have read our earlier trip report from 2014, you will know that the Florida Open was a big deal to the boys in our group. It was hilarious, insanely competitive, and one of the major highlights of the holiday for the men.

The boys had always said that they wanted to do this again and so naturally, the stakes have been raised.

Neil and I got a trophy made which we presented to the family on Christmas Day.



OB will likely win. Again.
Martin, Neil and Sam have been taking golf lessons
Uncle Mark... who knows
Anyway, needless to say, the Florida Open 2019 is very much ON.

The Disney night that changed everything...

Before Christmas, we held another Disney planning night at our house. Basically, as our ADR booking date drew near and then Christmas craziness was on the horizon, I wanted to check that everyone was okay with the restaurants I was thinking of booking. I also wanted to ask people what they wanted out of the holiday (more late nights, more early mornings, a chance to go somewhere or do something they either enjoyed last time/really wanted to do).

So, I did a presentation on the main restaurants that were of interest to us, including some new ones, some old ones, some ones that we haven't tried for a while etc.

There were a few things that came out of the evening.

1) People wanted more late nights and less early mornings.
2) No-one wanted to eat at Sanaa
3) People wanted a night on the Boardwalk
4) Everyone wanted a late night at AK to see Pandora all lit up.
5) Everyone still wanted to eat at Narcooossee's, California Grill and Le Cellier.
6) No-one was bothered about Volcano Bay

This resulted in a fairly drastic reshuffle of our itinerary. As no-one wanted to do Sanaa, I had to ditch the idea of a full day at AK. We didn't have enough credits for Tiffins and everyone's interests (restaurants wise) were nowhere near AK.

Our itinerary is now very different to what it was six months ago. I am actually pretty happy with the changes, given what it will mean for our Fastpass+ potential.

The New Itinerary

Tuesday 2nd July - Arrive and chill at Sapphire Falls

Wednesday 3rd July - IOA

Thursday 4th July - USF

Friday 5th July - USF/IOA

Saturday 6th July - Magic Kingdom

Sunday 7th July - Pool day

Monday 8th July - Epcot

Tuesday 9th July - Typhoon Lagoon

Wednesday 10th July - Girls/Boys Day

Thursday 11th July - Pool am/Hollywood Studios afternoon and evening

Friday 12th July - Animal Kingdom am/Disney Springs evening

Saturday 13th July - Pool am/Hollywood Studios afternoon/Boardwalk evening

Sunday 14th July - Pool am/Animal Kingdom afternoon and evening

Monday 15th July - Magic Kingdom (possibly Animal Kingdom morning)

Tuesday 16th July - Go home


EMH...

Given that mine and Neil's honeymoon trip was the busiest I have ever seen WDW, I wanted to try and make as much use out of EMH as we could this time. Especially given the fact that everyone said they wanted to spend more evenings in the parks. Unfortunately, when park hours were released on the Dibb (thanks so much to whoever it was that pointed that out for me ) it seemed that Evening EMH wasn't really on the cards for us.

Over the 11 nights we are staying on Disney property, there were only two instances of Evening EMH, Epcot and MK. Epcot, while it's one of our favourite parks, it's not really a park where you can benefit from EMH. However, one night when we have been blessed is for the 10th July, when it is Evening EMH at MK and we had planned to go to the California Grill, so we can easily tie that in with Evening EMH at MK.

The ADR Itinerary of Joy

ADR day this time around was, as it always is, fairly frantic

I had my spreadsheet up with all of its gorgeous tabs. I had Mum and Auntie Debsy on the other end of the phone in case any quick decisions had to be made. I was literally watching the clock like some sort of deranged lunatic.

10.58...
10.59...

Why, why do I need the toilet NOW?

World's quickest wee...

11.01, and we're OFF...

Does anyone else have a strategy for ADRs? I always prioritise mine in the order of 'hard to get' ness (new word ) Anyway, aside from a few issues with our party of 9 (most ressies had to be booked 5 and a 4) and a minor issue with times for California Grill, I managed to get all of the reservations we wanted. So... I give you...

Saturday 6th July

Magic Kingdom (9-3.30ish)
Ohana - 6.40pm
Happily Ever After - 9.15pm

Sunday 7th July

Pool day
Disney Springs (CAN.NOT.WAIT. to return here )
The Boathouse - 7pm/Raglan Road - 7pm
Me, Neil, Mum, Martin and OB are doing The Boathouse, Dufflers are doing Raglan Road
Evening at Disney Springs

Monday 8th July

Epcot
Tutto Italia - 6pm
One irritating thing here is that I couldn't get a reservation until 6.30 for the Dufflers. So we will be 30 minutes ahead of them. There's always Tutto Gusto next door while they/we wait.
Illuminations: Reflections of Earth - 9pm

Tuesday 9th July

Typhoon Lagoon
Blaze
Evening at Disney Springs

Wednesday 10th July

Boys playing golf in the Florida Open 2019
Girls Bon Voyage Breakfast with Rapunzel, Flynn, Ariel and Eric - Trattoria Al Forno - 10.30am
If I can just get ONE picture with Flynn Rider, I know I can convince him to marry me.
California Grill - 5.35pm - This was a little annoying as I wanted a later reservation but it was the only time I could get for a party of 9. I could have got earlier times for a 5 and 4 but this was the highlight of our holiday last time and it was really important we sit together.
Evening EMH at Magic Kingdom.

Thursday 11th July

Pool morning
Le Cellier - 1.10pm
This was done so we could still fit in a meal at Le Cellier
Disney Hollywood Studios afternoon and evening
Fantasmic - 9pm

Friday 12th July

Animal Kingdom morning (this is the one early morning that people may be opposed to but 1/11 ain't bad )
Pool afternoon
Polite Pig
Evening at Disney Springs

Saturday 13th July

Pool morning
Disney Hollywood Studios afternoon
Flying Fish - 7pm, ESPN - 7pm
Me, Neil, Mum, Martin and OB are doing Flying Fish, Dufflers are doing ESPN
Evening on the Boardwalk

Sunday 14th July

Pool morning
California Grill - Brunch at the Top - 12.45pm for me and DH
Grand Floridian Cafe - Lunch - 12.35pm for rest
The California Grill brunch is the one thing I've reserved for me and Neil this year. Our amazing experience at Narcoossee's was a honeymoon highlight and I have been dying to try the CG equivalent.
Afternoon and Evening at Animal Kingdom

Monday 15th July

Magic Kingdom
Be Our Guest - Lunch - 12.30pm
Narcoossee's - 7.10pm
Happily Ever After - 9.15pm

Phew! That's it. Our holiday sounds pretty awesome now that I've laid it all out like that.

Our next step is to book FP+ and we'll be having another Disney night over Easter for that in which I confirm the itinerary for everyone and gather thoughts on FP. But basically, I know what I'm booking

Over and out! Thanks for reading!

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A couple more updates from our awesome holiday...

1) The Dufflers have now booked their flights...

God, this took a while. I was checking literally every day for six months and the prices were cringeably bad. They varied from 1037 return, to 836 return to 736 return. I believe the Dufflers have finally booked at 26...something but they had airmiles which they've used to upgrade to PE! All right for some! We won't be too far away from them, however, as we've booked the extra leg room seats at the front of the economy section

2) Neil and I have booked a night at Manchester Airport...

For those that read our honeymoon trip report, we booked a night at the Radisson Blu the night before we flew to NYC and we were upgraded to an Executive room. We loved this so much last time and it did my travel anxiety the world of good.

We've both booked the Monday 1st July off work so we're going to get the train over to Manchester Airport from Huddersfield so we can leave the car in the drive at home. Also better for security for our house. Win win.

After weeks on weeks of price checking online, today, I finally booked our executive room at the Radisson. I used our 150 cashback switch bonus from our switch to First Direct (free money) with 3% Hotels.com cashback and a 10% genius bonus. We're paying 96 for this room once all this has been taken off, which is less than we paid for a standard room in 2017. My kind of saving.

Very much looking forward to returning to this awesome place...



And a quick dip in here...



And sleeping in this lovely big bed...



And being able to simply walk to the Terminal...



Although that said, I'm not even sure we will have to go on this bit as we're flying to Terminal 2, so unless my airport geography is out, we're even closer than this!

We have a Disney night planned for the 6th April where I'll be checking my Fastpass plans with the group. I still haven't booked the Universal hotel as I'm not overly happy with the prices but I'll be booking prior to Brexit (just in case!), same with the Universal passes. Number one contender at the moment for these is My America Holidays for the hotels and the wonderful Orlando Attractions for our Universal passes.
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Universal hotel booked!

Snatched a cashback deal today.

13% cashback with Ebookers, Bonus + discount and I'm using a bank switching bonus to take some further money off.

150 switch bonus (I know it doesn't really count but I'm counting it haha)
279.73 cashback
44 Bonus + discount
Booked at 561/room. Thrilled.

Can't wait to return to the amazing Sapphire Falls

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It's been an exciting month of holiday preparations for our upcoming trip and we have a few exciting updates.

We have all paid off our balances...

Our Disney balance with Orlando Attractions wasn't due until the 26th of this month, however, the Dufflers paid off theirs, then following pay day in March, Neil and I paid off our balance, and then Mum, Martin and OB paid off theirs last week.

Orlando Attractions have been an absolute dream to book with and I cannot recommend them enough. Every time I have called with a query, they have answered it straight away. I've paid our balance off in a few installments and each time, I've had an updated invoice and receipt through the post the very next day.

Everything is showing as it should in MDE and we cannot wait to book many more holidays with them. Not to mention, they were my cheapest quote by quite a substantial amount. And I shopped around!

We have our Universal tickets left to book and then we are done.


Our last Disney planning night before we go...

On the 6th April, after having paid our final balances, we had our last Disney planning night. Mark and Debsy have recently moved house, so the night was at their house.

For anyone that has read our TRs before, you will know that we tend to go all out on the pre-trip excitement. This night was no different. We were greeted by these chaps...



And Debsy had ordered these which tasted soooooooo good!



For Mother's Day, I bought Mum this Mary Poppins T-shirt which she absolutely adores so we had a little picture...



When we had all had some scrummy takeaway from a local gourmet burger place, I was ready to give my presentation ()



Following our last Disney night, which had pretty much changed my entire planned itinerary, I told everyone what restaurants I had booked, and what FPs I planned to book, asking a few questions along the way.

Our itinerary currently looks like this...

Day One - Tuesday 2nd July

Arrive at Sapphire Falls
Tea on Citywalk - possibly Cowfish

Day Two - Wednesday 3rd July

Early entry to IoA/USF
Islands of Adventure
Tea on Citywalk - possibly Jimmy Buffett's

Day Three - Thursday 4th July

Early entry to IoA/USF
Universal Studios Florida
Tea at Bahama Breeze, International Drive

Day Four - Friday 5th July

Early entry to IoA/USF
Favourite rides from either park
Uber transfer to Coronado Springs Resort for check in
QS tea at Pepper Market and/or Siestas Cantina

Day Five - Saturday 6th July

Magic Kingdom
Fastpasses - Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Splash Mountain, Space Mountain
Leave before the parade
Tea at 'Ohana, Polynesian Resort at 6.40pm
Happily Ever After fireworks

Day Six - Sunday 7th July

Pool day
Evening at Disney Springs
Tea at Boathouse/Raglan Road at 7pm

Day Seven - Monday 8th July

Epcot
Fastpasses - Soarin', Spaceship Earth, Mission:Space
Tea at Tutto Italia at 6/6.30pm
Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

Day Eight - Tuesday 9th July

Typhoon Lagoon
Tea at Blaze, Disney Springs on the way back

Day Nine - Wednesday 10th July

Girls - Breakfast at Trattoria del Forno on the Boardwalk at 10.30am, FP for Frozen ride.
Meet princesses around the World Showcase.
Boys - Golf at Oak Trails golf course.
Tea at California Grill at 5.25pm
Happily Ever After fireworks
EMH @ Magic Kingdom

Day Ten - Thursday 11th July

Pool morning
Lunch at Le Cellier @ 1.10pm
Afternoon at Hollywood Studios
Fastpasses - TSM, SW and ToT/RnR
Fantasmic

Day Eleven - Friday 12th July

Animal Kingdom
Fastpasses - FoP, Kilimanjaro, Kali River
Pool afternoon
Tea at Polite Pig, Disney Springs

Day Twelve - Saturday 13th July

Pool morning
Afternoon at Hollywood Studios
Fastpasses - Slinky Dog Dash, ToT, RnR
Tea at Flying Fish/ESPN @ 7pm

Day Thirteen - Sunday 14th July

Pool morning
Lunch at Grand Floridian Cafe/Brunch at California Grill at 12.45pm
Afternoon and evening at Animal Kingdom
Festival of the Lion King, then...
Fastpasses - Dinosaur, Expedition Everest, FoP
Rivers of Light

Day Fourteen - Monday 15th July

Magic Kingdom
Lunch at BoG at 12.30pm
Fastpasses - Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Splash Mountain, Space Mountain
Parade at 3pm
Quick change then
Tea at Narcoossee's, 7.05pm
Happily Ever After fireworks

The gang couldn't believe how different our itinerary was (lots of pool mornings for people to have a lie in as requested, and late nights on the Boardwalk and Disney Springs) and everyone's restaurant priorities catered for. After a few alcoholic beverages, we were starting to get very, very excited about our upcoming trip.

We had a group picture to celebrate... not quite ready



Ready now...



Me and hubby...



Megan, Mutti and Marty...



And the character of our holiday, my Uncle Mark. We have now nicknamed Uncle Mark, Russell, as we are convinced that he looks exactly like Russell from Up.





Our Magic Bands are now customised

Being an uber Disney and just generally crazy family, we have nicknamed each other for this upcoming holiday. Many of these nicknames have held from our 2014 holiday. Some are simply family nicknames... some are just funny.

Me and Hubby: Tinks and Scar



My sister, Katie had her first child this year, so Neil is now literally Uncle Scar

Dufflers: Kevin, Russell, Megatron and Andy





On our last holiday, Debsy kept getting left behind so we've named her Kevin (from Home Alone ). Uncle Mark is Russell. I can't remember when we decided Megan was Megatron. Somewhere between the Transformers ride in 2014 and the present day. Sam grew up with Toy Story, he was literally born in 1994. I can't remember when we nicknamed him Andy. Somewhere between 2010 and the present day.

M, M and OB: Poppins, Bagheera and Brooklyn



Since the new MP movie, Mum has gone full Mary Poppins. She always had a bit of MP in her anyway but she's loving it. Given the 9 character limit, we decided on Poppins. Marty gets called Bagheera by his football team. OB is Brooklyn (Beckham) - the pampered golden child

I'll be in touch again once our FP+ are booked. Over and out.
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It's been an exciting month of holiday preparations for our upcoming trip and we have a few exciting updates.

We have all paid off our balances...

Our Disney balance with Orlando Attractions wasn't due until the 26th of this month, however, the Dufflers paid off theirs, then following pay day in March, Neil and I paid off our balance, and then Mum, Martin and OB paid off theirs last week.

Orlando Attractions have been an absolute dream to book with and I cannot recommend them enough. Every time I have called with a query, they have answered it straight away. I've paid our balance off in a few installments and each time, I've had an updated invoice and receipt through the post the very next day.

Everything is showing as it should in MDE and we cannot wait to book many more holidays with them. Not to mention, they were my cheapest quote by quite a substantial amount. And I shopped around!

We have our Universal tickets left to book and then we are done.


Our last Disney planning night before we go...

On the 6th April, after having paid our final balances, we had our last Disney planning night. Mark and Debsy have recently moved house, so the night was at their house.

For anyone that has read our TRs before, you will know that we tend to go all out on the pre-trip excitement. This night was no different. We were greeted by these chaps...



And Debsy had ordered these which tasted soooooooo good!



For Mother's Day, I bought Mum this Mary Poppins T-shirt which she absolutely adores so we had a little picture...



When we had all had some scrummy takeaway from a local gourmet burger place, I was ready to give my presentation ()



Following our last Disney night, which had pretty much changed my entire planned itinerary, I told everyone what restaurants I had booked, and what FPs I planned to book, asking a few questions along the way.

Our itinerary currently looks like this...

Day One - Tuesday 2nd July

Arrive at Sapphire Falls
Tea on Citywalk - possibly Cowfish

Day Two - Wednesday 3rd July

Early entry to IoA/USF
Islands of Adventure
Tea on Citywalk - possibly Jimmy Buffett's

Day Three - Thursday 4th July

Early entry to IoA/USF
Universal Studios Florida
Tea at Bahama Breeze, International Drive

Day Four - Friday 5th July

Early entry to IoA/USF
Favourite rides from either park
Uber transfer to Coronado Springs Resort for check in
QS tea at Pepper Market and/or Siestas Cantina

Day Five - Saturday 6th July

Magic Kingdom
Fastpasses - Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Splash Mountain, Space Mountain
Leave before the parade
Tea at 'Ohana, Polynesian Resort at 6.40pm
Happily Ever After fireworks

Day Six - Sunday 7th July

Pool day
Evening at Disney Springs
Tea at Boathouse/Raglan Road at 7pm

Day Seven - Monday 8th July

Epcot
Fastpasses - Soarin', Spaceship Earth, Mission:Space
Tea at Tutto Italia at 6/6.30pm
Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

Day Eight - Tuesday 9th July

Typhoon Lagoon
Tea at Blaze, Disney Springs on the way back

Day Nine - Wednesday 10th July

Girls - Breakfast at Trattoria del Forno on the Boardwalk at 10.30am, FP for Frozen ride.
Meet princesses around the World Showcase.
Boys - Golf at Oak Trails golf course.
Tea at California Grill at 5.25pm
Happily Ever After fireworks
EMH @ Magic Kingdom

Day Ten - Thursday 11th July

Pool morning
Lunch at Le Cellier @ 1.10pm
Afternoon at Hollywood Studios
Fastpasses - TSM, SW and ToT/RnR
Fantasmic

Day Eleven - Friday 12th July

Animal Kingdom
Fastpasses - FoP, Kilimanjaro, Kali River
Pool afternoon
Tea at Polite Pig, Disney Springs

Day Twelve - Saturday 13th July

Pool morning
Afternoon at Hollywood Studios
Fastpasses - Slinky Dog Dash, ToT, RnR
Tea at Flying Fish/ESPN @ 7pm

Day Thirteen - Sunday 14th July

Pool morning
Lunch at Grand Floridian Cafe/Brunch at California Grill at 12.45pm
Afternoon and evening at Animal Kingdom
Festival of the Lion King, then...
Fastpasses - Dinosaur, Expedition Everest, FoP
Rivers of Light

Day Fourteen - Monday 15th July

Magic Kingdom
Lunch at BoG at 12.30pm
Fastpasses - Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Splash Mountain, Space Mountain
Parade at 3pm
Quick change then
Tea at Narcoossee's, 7.05pm
Happily Ever After fireworks

The gang couldn't believe how different our itinerary was (lots of pool mornings for people to have a lie in as requested, and late nights on the Boardwalk and Disney Springs) and everyone's restaurant priorities catered for. After a few alcoholic beverages, we were starting to get very, very excited about our upcoming trip.

We had a group picture to celebrate... not quite ready



Ready now...



Me and hubby...



Megan, Mutti and Marty...



And the character of our holiday, my Uncle Mark. We have now nicknamed Uncle Mark, Russell, as we are convinced that he looks exactly like Russell from Up.





Our Magic Bands are now customised

Being an uber Disney and just generally crazy family, we have nicknamed each other for this upcoming holiday. Many of these nicknames have held from our 2014 holiday. Some are simply family nicknames... some are just funny.

Me and Hubby: Tinks and Scar



My sister, Katie had her first child this year, so Neil is now literally Uncle Scar

Dufflers: Kevin, Russell, Megatron and Andy





On our last holiday, Debsy kept getting left behind so we've named her Kevin (from Home Alone ). Uncle Mark is Russell. I can't remember when we decided Megan was Megatron. Somewhere between the Transformers ride in 2014 and the present day. Sam grew up with Toy Story, he was literally born in 1994. I can't remember when we nicknamed him Andy. Somewhere between 2010 and the present day.

M, M and OB: Poppins, Bagheera and Brooklyn



Since the new MP movie, Mum has gone full Mary Poppins. She always had a bit of MP in her anyway but she's loving it. Given the 9 character limit, we decided on Poppins. Marty gets called Bagheera by his football team. OB is Brooklyn (Beckham) - the pampered golden child

I'll be in touch again once our FP+ are booked. Over and out.
So funny - love the itinerary and your presentation- did you do a PowerPoint?

We go as a family of 11 and all have nicknames too!

Not long to wait now ...
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So funny - love the itinerary and your presentation- did you do a PowerPoint?

We go as a family of 11 and all have nicknames too!

Not long to wait now ...
I did, indeed, do a Powerpoint

I think it's the lecturer in me...
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